Robin Horton (born 1932), an English social anthropologist and philosopher, has carried out specialized study in comparative religion since the 1950s which has challenged and expanded views in the study of the anthropology of religion. He is notable for his scientific approach to the study of religion. This formed the basis for his analysis of African thought that he published in two installments in 1967. His work continues to be viewed as important in understanding traditional African religious approaches. For more than four decades Horton has lived in Africa, where he continues to conduct research on African indigenous religions, magic, mythology and rituals. During forty years of residence in Africa, he has worked as a researcher and a professor of philosophy and religion at several uni

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  • Robin Horton (born 1932), an English social anthropologist and philosopher, has carried out specialized study in comparative religion since the 1950s which has challenged and expanded views in the study of the anthropology of religion. He is notable for his scientific approach to the study of religion. This formed the basis for his analysis of African thought that he published in two installments in 1967. His work continues to be viewed as important in understanding traditional African religious approaches. For more than four decades Horton has lived in Africa, where he continues to conduct research on African indigenous religions, magic, mythology and rituals. During forty years of residence in Africa, he has worked as a researcher and a professor of philosophy and religion at several universities, including the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria, and the University of Ife in Osun State, Nigeria. (en)
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  • Robin Horton (born 1932), an English social anthropologist and philosopher, has carried out specialized study in comparative religion since the 1950s which has challenged and expanded views in the study of the anthropology of religion. He is notable for his scientific approach to the study of religion. This formed the basis for his analysis of African thought that he published in two installments in 1967. His work continues to be viewed as important in understanding traditional African religious approaches. For more than four decades Horton has lived in Africa, where he continues to conduct research on African indigenous religions, magic, mythology and rituals. During forty years of residence in Africa, he has worked as a researcher and a professor of philosophy and religion at several uni (en)
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